Sandra Bullock donned a sexy black gown to premiere her latest film, The Heat, in London today. She walked the carpet solo since her pal and costar Melissa McCarthy is currently on location in North Carolina filming Tammy. Sandra did have the company of director Paul Feig, who is best known for his work on Bridesmaids, as well as her costars Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin. Although Melissa missed out on the trip overseas, she did get to debut the film at CinemaCon with Sandra earlier this year. We were on the ground at CinemaCon back in April to catch up with the hilarious duo, who shared details about their "love connection" off screen. Sandra will soon bring The Heat back to the States since the comedy is set to hit theaters in the US on June 28.
Who says buddy cop movies have to be all about dudes? In The Heat, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy play an odd-couple pair of law enforcers who are forced to work together to take down a drug lord. The movie doesn't hit theaters until June 28, but we've got a taste of the action with this new movie poster featuring the ladies in all of their badass glory.
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Paul Feig has helped to lead the charge of bringing funny women to the big screen, directing Bridesmaids and this Summer's upcoming female buddy comedy The Heat, which stars Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. We caught up with Paul at CinemaCon this week to ask him about trying to "break down that wall" by making more female-driven movies and how well his movie's two stars hit it off when they first met.
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy team up in The Heat, which hits theaters in June, as two very different female law-enforcement officers forced to work together. We spoke to the costars yesterday at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, and while they might clash in the movie, their affection for each other off screen was obvious. Sandra described "fireworks" at their first meeting, and the pair shared plenty of one-liners as they chatted about what might be the first female buddy movie of its kind.
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy teamed up to hype The Heat today at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The pair play law enforcement agents who don't exactly see eye to eye in the upcoming buddy comedy, which was directed by Bridesmaids' Paul Feig and hits theaters in late June.
We spoke to Sandra, Melissa, and Paul this morning about the broadening opportunities for female-driven comedies — which Paul has referred to as "bramances" — that he helped champion with Bridesmaids. Sandra also described her bond with Melissa as a true "love connection," and Paul said his stars instantly hit it off when they first got together to rehearse, chatting about their kids and becoming fast friends. Stay tuned to catch our full interviews with the trio!
Have you been sucked into a movie trailer recently because it used an awesome song you meant to look up later? That's why I've rounded up the tunes that popped out at me from recent trailers like Safe Haven, Identity Thief, and Pain & Gain. Click through to watch the trailers, find out what song is featured, and get a Spotify playlist of all the tracks at the end. Happy listening!
We've seen the buddy cop movie done a million times over, but the female buddy cop angle feels fresh in the trailer for The Heat. In the comedy, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy play an FBI agent and detective, respectively, who get paired up for a drug case, and thus, a classic unlikely partnership is born. Bullock, as Katerina, is the by-the-book agent, while McCarthy's Detective Nelson is the live wire who causes as much trouble as she cleans up.
Though McCarthy is essentially playing the same character she did in Bridesmaids (but as a police officer), her delivery is still spot-on as she exacts withering threats. However, it's Bullock that made me laugh more in this preview — it feels like it's been too long since we've seen her in a straight-up comedy, and her chemistry with McCarthy looks fantastic. While The Heat may not be a groundbreaking movie, the trailer is silly and fun, and boasts other comedic strengths, like Bridesmaids director Paul Feig and appearances by Tony Hale, Kaitlin Olson, and SNL's Taran Killam. The movie comes out June 28, but you can watch the trailer now after the jump.
Sandra Bullock was on location in Cambridge, MA, yesterday while filming The Heat. She chatted with a production assistant while leaving her trailer to film some scenes. The movie is a buddy cop flick in which Sandra stars opposite the Emmy-nominated Melissa McCarthy. Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is also involved with the film, which will be Sandra's first comedic turn since 2009. She took a break to focus on more dramatic roles, including her part as an engineer in Gravity. George Clooney portrays a veteran astronaut in the sci-fi thriller, which is scheduled for release in 2013.
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy shared a scene for The Heat in Boston yesterday. Sandra was all smiles in between takes but got serious during filming with Melissa. It was an extra-special day on set following the news that Melissa was nominated for multiple Emmys. She got a nod for her small-screen role on Mike & Molly and another for her guest spot on Saturday Night Live. Melissa's work also landed her among the highest-paid TV actresses on Forbes's list. She's continuing to juggle her big-screen career as well and has This Is 40 hitting theaters in December.
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy reported to the Boston set of The Heat for their latest afternoon of work yesterday. The ladies have been filming the buddy comedy since last week, but there has already been some drama during production. A city bus crashed into a trailer, sending several people to the hospital, though there were apparently no fatal injuries. It looks like Melissa and Sandra are staying focused on the project despite the incident. The funny role is just Melissa's latest, since she also has This Is 40 hitting theaters in December.